TORONTO, December 4, 2023 – Hamilton Capital Partners Inc. (“Hamilton ETFs”) announced today the estimated special cash distributions for the 2023 tax year for holders of certain of its exchange traded funds (“ETFs”). Those ETFs managed by Hamilton ETFs that are not included in the table below are not expected to have special cash distributions for the 2023 tax year.

Please note that these are estimates only. Circumstances may arise that could cause these estimates to change before the ETFs’ applicable tax year ends on December 15, 2023.

ETFs are required to distribute any net income and capital gains earned in the year. The distributions labeled as “Estimated Special Cash Distributions per Unit” in the table below (each, a “Special Cash Distribution” and together, “Special Cash Distributions”) will be paid in cash, or if the unitholder has enrolled in the dividend reinvestment plan (“DRIP”), reinvested in additional units of the ETFs, on or about January 8, 2024.

The estimated amounts shown in the table below do not include any estimates of the regular monthly or quarterly cash distributions. Hamilton ETFs expects to announce the updated estimates of the Special Cash Distributions, as well as regular monthly and quarterly cash distribution amounts, on or about December 20, 2023. The ex-dividend date for all of these distributions is anticipated to be December 28, 2023, for all unitholders of record on December 29, 2023. In early 2024, the tax characteristics of all 2023 distributions will be reported to brokers via CDS.

ETF Name Ticker Symbol Estimated Special Cash Distributions per Unit (1)(2)
Hamilton Australian Bank Equal-Weight Index ETF HBA $0.790
Hamilton Canadian Bank Mean Reversion Index ETF HCA $0.165
  1. The Special Cash Distribution for Hamilton Australian Bank Equal-Weight Index ETF listed in the table is expected to be comprised of capital gains.
  2. The Special Cash Distribution for Hamilton Canadian Bank Mean Reversion Index ETF listed in the table is expected to be comprised primarily of dividend income.

About Hamilton Capital Partners Inc. (Hamilton ETFs)

With over $3 billion in assets under management, Hamilton ETFs is one of Canada’s fastest growing ETF providers, offering a suite of innovative exchange traded funds (ETFs) designed to maximize income and growth from trusted sectors in Canada and across the globe. The firm is also an active commentator on the global financial services sector and Canadian banks; the firm’s most recent Insights can be found at www.hamilton.fundzen.com/insights-commentary.

Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in exchange traded funds (ETFs). Please read the prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

Certain statements may constitute a forward-looking statement, including those identified by the expression “expect” and similar expressions (including grammatical variations thereof). The forward-looking statements are not historical facts but reflect the author’s current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on such forward looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and the authors do not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that is contained herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable law.

For investor inquiries: Contact Hamilton ETFs at (416) 941-9888, [email protected]

For media inquiries: Contact Patrick Sommerville, Senior Partner, Head of Business Development, (416) 941-9250, [email protected]

 

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